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Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC

Wigton gift makes possible welcome and history center at UNMC

The Wigton Heritage Center will be built in conjunction with the Wittson Hall renovation project at UNMC and is made possible with a gift commitment from Robert Wigton, M.D.

Posted: Fri, Jun 29, 2018

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Gift will expand and enhance entrance to UNMC’s new clinical simulation facility

Gift will expand and enhance entrance to UNMC’s new clinical simulation facility

The gift allows for a three-story lighted art decorative screen wall that will welcome visitors as they make their way toward the Dr. Edwin Davis & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center for Advanced Interprofessional Learning.

Posted: Fri, Jun 29, 2018

UNMC

‘You get to see a lot of gratefulness’

‘You get to see a lot of gratefulness’

Medical student who serves the underserved – while gaining hands-on experience – thanks the people who support UNMC’s student-run SHARING Clinics.

Posted: Thu, Jun 28, 2018

UNMC

‘I really wish I could have thanked her’

‘I really wish I could have thanked her’

UNMC student will never forget the name of a nurse from the past – Vela E. Stewart – who left a legacy for her and other future nurses.

Posted: Wed, Mar 14, 2018

UNMC

Children’s Dental Day is Feb. 2 and you can help

Children’s Dental Day is Feb. 2 and you can help

Some of the nearly 200 children attending have never been able to see a dentist.

Posted: Tue, Jan 23, 2018

UNMC

Jerry Pabst wills $3 million for prostate cancer research and care

Jerry Pabst wills $3 million for prostate cancer research and care

The gift establishes three permanently endowed funds to forever support the efforts of the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

Posted: Wed, Dec 13, 2017

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Rolling out life-saving training across Nebraska

Rolling out life-saving training across Nebraska

Training vehicles travel state to simulate real-life emergency rooms and ambulances and are equipped with mannequins that simulate human patients.

Posted: Mon, Nov 20, 2017

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2 WIN grants aid domestic violence victims, babies in intensive care

2 WIN grants aid domestic violence victims, babies in intensive care

Two $85,000 grants from Women Investing in Nebraska help victims of domestic violence and help infants with needed medical assessment and treatment.

Posted: Mon, Oct 16, 2017

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

Posted: Thu, Oct 5, 2017

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Gift to UNMC focuses on helping those who have experienced mental trauma

Gift to UNMC focuses on helping those who have experienced mental trauma

About 50 percent of Nebraskans report experiencing childhood adversity and trauma. The university is developing a program to train those who can help.

Posted: Thu, Sep 14, 2017

UNMC

She’s a killer

She’s a killer

She’s a killer: Young UNMC cancer researcher part of a team inside the new Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center that’s working to find ways to cure cancer.

Posted: Fri, Aug 18, 2017

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“Search” tower dedicated at Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

“Search” tower dedicated at Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

The artwork is the result of a gift made in honor of longtime oncologist and cancer center director, Ken Cowan.

Posted: Tue, Jun 20, 2017

2 WIN grants to assist grandparents, UNL students

Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two $93,000 grants to assist a pilot program making mental health counselors more accessible at UNL residence halls and helping the Nebraska Children’s Home Society expand its support network for grandparents.

Osbornes and Varners honored with highest development service award

Nancy and Tom Osborne and Paula and Woody Varner have been conferred the 2019 Harlan J. Noddle Award for Distinguished Development Service in recognition of the years they advocated for the university and their involvement with private philanthropy for the university.

Holthus and Raikeses honored with highest volunteer service award

Kelly Holthus of York and Jeff and Tricia Raikes of Seattle and Ashland, Nebraska, are 2019 recipients of the Perry W. Branch Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service.

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